Three Senior Marketing Executives Join Cohen & Steers

Jun 14, 2010, 09:22 ET from Cohen & Steers, Inc.

NEW YORK, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE: CNS) announced the addition of three senior marketing executives to its New York headquarters.

Anthony D. Ialeggio is a senior vice president and director of global marketing and product development. He will work with the firm's senior management to drive the growth of retail and institutional marketing and distribution. Mr. Ialeggio was previously a managing director of marketing at AllianceBernstein, which he joined in 2000. Before that, he was vice president of e-business and product development at GE Capital.

James MacPherson is a senior vice president and director of new product development and strategy. He is responsible for identifying competitive market opportunities and developing new investment products to capitalize on those opportunities. Before joining Cohen & Steers, Mr. MacPherson was with Nuveen Investments and Merrill Lynch.

Brendan R. Murray has joined as vice president and director of national accounts. His team manages and coordinates key distribution relationships for the retail channel's strategic partners, and will also develop the private client segment. Mr. Murray began his career at Putnam Investments, and came to Cohen & Steers from American Century Investments.

"We are fortunate to have three new marketing executives of this caliber," said Robert Steers, co-chairman and co-chief executive officer of Cohen & Steers. "Tony's experience will enable us to identify and execute successful strategies for our retail and institutional businesses. Jim's background is ideally suited to develop, manage and enhance our investment products. And Brendan brings the right blend of experience and strong relationships with our key distribution partners."

About Cohen & Steers. Cohen & Steers is a manager of income-oriented equity portfolios specializing in U.S. and international real estate securities, large cap value stocks, listed infrastructure and utilities, and preferred securities. The company also manages alternative investment strategies such as hedged real estate securities portfolios and private real estate multimanager strategies for qualified investors. Headquartered in New York City, with offices in London, Brussels, Hong Kong and Seattle, Cohen & Steers serves individual and institutional investors through a broad range of investment vehicles.

This release is for informational purposes only and may not be construed as investment advice or sales or marketing material for any financial product or service sponsored or provided by Cohen & Steers, Inc. or any of its affiliates or agents.

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